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Meeting Name: Board of Supervisors Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/26/2008 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Legislative Chamber - Second Floor City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA 94102-4689
Regular Meeting
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080158 1 Apply for Grants from a State Agency - Department of the EnvironmentResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of the Environment to apply for a grant of up to $200,000 from the California Energy Commission for the purpose of studying the feasibility of the use of Geothermal Heat Pumps as a source of renewable energy for the City of San Francisco.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080138 1 Changing the official sidewalk width - Berry StreetOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 1061 entitled “Regulating the Width of Sidewalks” by adding thereto Section 1577 to change the official sidewalk width on the northerly side of Berry Street between 7th and DeHaro Streets; making environmental findings and findings pursuant to the General Plan and Planning Code Section 101.1; and requiring relocation, modification, or both of facilities affected by the sidewalk width change.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
080054 1 Settlement of Lawsuits and ClaimsOrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of claims made by Plaintiffs Kurt Bruneman, Tom Feledy, Narda Gillespie, Michael Hughes, Gregory Mar, Donna Meixner, Mark Osuna, Frederick Schiff, Mark Sullivan, Dennis Quinn, Donald Woolard, Michael Zurcher in a multi-party action against the City and County of San Francisco for $1,600,000.00, and City to credit Mark Sullivan with 125.5 compensation time hours; the three lawsuits for the above-mentioned plaintiffs were all filed in the United States District Court, Northern District, Case No. C03-4345 (filed on January 16, 2003 and entitled Frederick Schiff v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.), Case No. C04-2261 (filed on June 8, 2004 and entitled Narda Gillespie, et al. v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.), Case No. C04-2262 (filed on June 8, 2004 and entitled Mark Osuna v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.).FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
080055 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Teresa YeungOrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing the settlement of a lawsuit filed by Teresa Yeung, against the City and County of San Francisco for $87,500.00; the lawsuit was filed on July 23, 2007, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 07-465400, entitled Teresa Yeung v. City and County of San Francisco.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
080120 1 Settlement of City's Lawsuit Against Sempra Energy, Sempra Energy Trading Corp., Southern California Gas Co. and San Diego Gas and Electric Co.OrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing partial settlement of the lawsuit filed by the City and County of San Francisco against defendant Sempra Energy and other companies; the lawsuit entitled City and County of San Francisco v. Sempra Energy, et al. (JCCP No. 4221-00023) was filed on June 8, 2004, and has been coordinated as Natural Gas Anti-Trust Cases I, II, III & IV in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Diego (JCCP Nos. 4221, 4224, 4226, and 4228); the settlement provides approximately $1,000,000 to the City from defendants Sempra Energy, Sempra Energy Trading Corp., Southern California Gas Co. and San Diego Gas and Electric Co.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
080136 1 Approving Settlement with the California Independent System Operator and adopting the First Amended and Restated Operating AgreementOrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of proceedings initiated by the California Independent System Operator before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Docket No. ER06-227-000 to establish operational, scheduling and settlement requirements for certain City electrical transmission transactions and adopting the First Amended and Restated Operating Agreement.PASSED, ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
080183 2 Appointment - Biodiesel Access Task ForceMotionPassedMotion appointing Eric Smith, Kevin Clark, Michele Swiggers and Joe Burgard, terms ending December 31, 2009, to the Biodiesel Access Task Force.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
080184 2 Appointment - In-Home Supportive Services Public AuthorityMotionPassedMotion appointing Tatiana Kostanian, term ending March 1, 2010, to the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
080217 1 Adopting findings related to affirming the categorical exemption issued for 652 Duncan StreetMotionPassedMotion adopting findings related to affirming the determination by the Planning Department that the 652 Duncan Street Project is categorically exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
080254 1 Adopting findings related to the conditional use appeal on property located at 3571 Sacramento StreetMotionPassedMotion adopting findings related to the appeal of the Planning Commission’s approval of Conditional Use Application No. 2007.0971CE (which authorized the establishment of a foreign language enrichment program for children) in the Sacramento Street Neighborhood Commercial District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 303 and 724.52, on property located at 3571 Sacramento Street (Lot 023 in Assessor's Block 1019).APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
071593 1 Agreement with King Security Services Inc. for Armed and Unarmed Security Guard ServicesResolutionFiledResolution authorizing a three year agreement, with option to renew for up to an additional two years, with King Security Services, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $17,100,000.RE-REFERREDPass Action details Not available
071371 4 Taxicab gate cap; ratifying previous gate fees; gate surcharge for low emission vehicles; taxi fleet greenhouse gas emissionsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Police Code by: amending Section 1135.1, to raise the taxicab gate cap to $96.50 and to ratify gate fees previously charged up to $91.50 per shift for the period from January 1, 2003 to October 27, 2006; by repealing current Section 1135.2, as obsolete; by adding a new Section 1135.2, to authorize a $7.50 surcharge on the gate cap for low emission vehicles; and by adding Section 1135.3, to require taxi companies to reduce average per vehicle greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent from 1990 levels by 2012.FINALLY PASSEDPass Action details Not available
080135 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Mark ChambersOrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the class action lawsuit entitled Chambers v. City and County of San Francisco, filed on October 11, 2006 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Case No. C06-06346 WHA. Pursuant to the proposed settlement, the City will enhance community-based housing and services for residents of Laguna Honda Hospital and for other San Franciscans who would benefit from long-term community-based care.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
071663 3 Charter Amendment - New hire qualifications for retiree health care; improved retirement benefits for miscellaneous employees retiring on or after January 10, 2009Charter AmendmentPassedCharter Amendment (Third Draft) amending Section A8.428, to increase the years of service required for new employees to qualify for subsidized health benefits at retirement and to adjust the formula for calculating retiree health benefit subsidies for those new employees; adding Sections 12.204, A8.409-7, and A8.590-8, and amending Section A8.432, to fund retiree health benefits for the City and County of San Francisco and other participating employers; adding Sections A8.404-1 and A8.409-8 so that economic provisions, including wages, shall not be increased for miscellaneous City and County employees for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2009 and ending on June 30, 2010, and recognizing certain ongoing economic expenditures by the City and County in future years; and adding Sections A8.526-2 and A8.526-3, and amending Sections A8.509, A8.587-2 and A8.587-13, to increase retirement benefits for retirees and employees who retire on or after January 10, 2009 to encourage longer employment and retention and improved cost of living benefits for all retirees and employees.ORDERED SUBMITTEDPass Action details Not available
071536 3 Access to and retention of community safety camera recordingsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by amending Section 19.3 to allow the Public Defender and other criminal defense attorneys, investigators and the District Attorney to obtain community safety camera recordings for particular purposes; and amending Section 19.6 to specify the procedures for the Public Defender and other criminal defense attorneys and investigators to request community safety camera recordings and to require that the Department of Telecommunications and Information Services retain the recordings for at least 30 days but not more than 30 days.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
071536 4 Access to and retention of community safety camera recordingsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by amending Section 19.3 to allow the Public Defender and other criminal defense attorneys, investigators and the District Attorney to obtain community safety camera recordings for particular purposes; and amending Section 19.6 to specify the procedures for the Public Defender and other criminal defense attorneys and investigators to request community safety camera recordings and to require that the Department of Telecommunications and Information Services retain the recordings for at least 30 days but not more than 30 days.PASSED ON FIRST READING AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
071671 1 De-appropriating $50,000 Golden Gate Park Stables General Fund project and Re-appropriating $50,000 for Golf Course Recreational Study at Recreation and Park for Fiscal Year 2007-2008OrdinancePassedOrdinance de-appropriating $50,000 of General Fund from the Golden Gate Park Stables Project and re-appropriating $50,000 of General Fund for a Recreational Opportunity Study at San Francisco Golf Courses in the Department of Recreation and Park for Fiscal Year 2007-2008.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
080098 1 Appropriating $55,000,000 of Commercial Paper revenue for Terminal Improvements T2 Boarding Area D renovations at the San Francisco Airport for Fiscal Year 2007-2008OrdinancePassedOrdinance appropriating $55,000,000 of commercial paper revenues for Renovations to the terminal two boarding area D at the San Francisco Airport for Fiscal Year 2007-2008.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
080079 1 Airport Environmental ReviewResolutionPassedResolution adopting CEQA Findings Related to the Terminal 2/ Boarding Area D Renovation Project at San Francisco International Airport.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080188 1 Hiring of Recreation DirectorsResolutionPassedResolution urging the Mayor to reinstate hiring of all vacant Recreation Director positions.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080122 2 Approval of Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Agreement and authorization to designate the Director of Community Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) to sign said agreementResolutionPassedResolution retroactively approving the Mental Health Services Act Contract No. 07-77338-000, incorporating Community Program Planning Funds in FY04-05 and Community Services and Supports Funds for Fiscal Years 05-08, with the Department of Mental Health for $18,922,386 and authorizing the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) - CBHS Director to sign said agreement and any and all amendments in the future, including increases to add other components of MHSA.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080137 1 Amending a contract with anticipated expenditures in excess of $10 millionResolutionPassedResolution approving the Tenth Amendment to the Agreement between the City and County of San Francisco (Purchaser) and Sunset Scavenger Company (Contractor) for sludge hauling, extending the term of the contract by three (3) months to May 31, 2008 and increasing the total compensation to the Contractor by seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000) to thirteen million six hundred fifteen thousand dollars ($13,615,000), pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section 9.118(b).ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080166 2 Authorizing the execution and delivery of certificates of participation to finance the acquisition, demolition, improvement, installation, equipping, rehabilitation, construction and/or reconstruction of an office building located at 525 Golden Gate AveResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the execution and delivery of certificates of participation to finance the acquisition, demolition, improvement, installation, equipping, rehabilitation, construction and/or reconstruction of an office building and related property located at 525 Golden Gate Avenue; approving the form of a trust agreement between the City and County of San Francisco (the "City") and a trustee (including certain indemnities contained therein); authorizing the selection of a trustee; approving the form of a property lease between the City and a trustee relating to 525 Golden Gate Avenue; approving the form of a project lease between the City and a trustee (including certain indemnities contained therein); approving the form of a Memorandum of Understanding between the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and the City; approving the form of an official notice of sale and notice of intention to sell for the certificates of participation; approving the form of an official statement in preliminary and final form; approving the form of a continuing disclosure certificate; adoptinADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080167 1 Approval of Amendment No. 4 to architectural design agreement for the new Public Utilities Commission administration building located at 525 Golden Gate Avenue, San FranciscoResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the General Manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to execute Amendment No. 4 to architectural design agreement for the new San Francisco Public Utilities Commission administration building project located at 525 Golden Gate Avenue to increase the contract value by $7,090,000 to bring the total contract value to $11,550,000, and extend the contract duration by 26 months for a total duration of 44 months.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080151 1 Accept-Expend Regional Grant - Airport CommissionResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Airport Commission to accept and expend two (2) grants totaling $298,000 from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District) for acquisition of clean air vehicles by Airport transportation operators.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080017 2 Liquor License - 837 Divisadero StreetResolutionPassedResolution determining that the issuance of a Type 48 on-sale general public premises liquor license to Eric Whitaker for Mini Bar SF LLC, located at 837 Divisadero Street (District 5), will serve the convenience of the people of the City and County of San Francisco, in accordance with Section 23958.4 of the California Business and Professions Code, with conditions.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080047 1 Continuum of Care: Five-Year Strategic Plan of the San Francisco Local Homeless Coordinating Board 2008-2013ResolutionPassedResolution declaring the policy that the Five-Year Strategic Plan of the San Francisco Local Homeless Board titled “Toward Ending Homelessness in San Francisco: A Five Year Strategic Plan of the San Francisco Local Homeless Coordinating Board” is the City and County of San Francisco’s official homeless policy document and governs the development of an integrated, effective and coordinated system of housing, health care, employment and support services to end homelessness.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLEPass Action details Not available
080047 2 Continuum of Care: Five-Year Strategic Plan of the San Francisco Local Homeless Coordinating Board 2008-2013ResolutionPassedResolution declaring the policy that the Five-Year Strategic Plan of the San Francisco Local Homeless Board titled “Toward Ending Homelessness in San Francisco: A Five Year Strategic Plan of the San Francisco Local Homeless Coordinating Board” is the City and County of San Francisco’s official homeless policy document and governs the development of an integrated, effective and coordinated system of housing, health care, employment and support services to end homelessness.ADOPTED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
080091 2 Treasure Island Affordable HousingResolutionFiledResolution encouraging the Treasure Island Development Authority and Mayor's Office of Housing to explore how to increase the percentage of affordable housing to include 50% affordable housing in the Disposition and Development Agreement for the Former Naval Station Treasure Island.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
071299 1 Updating a statutory reference in provision regarding settlement of minors' claimsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by amending Section 10.22-1, to update a statutory reference in a Code provision regarding the settlement of claims made against the City by minors.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
080195 1 Extending the Joint City and School District Committee for one yearMotionPassedMotion amending Rule 5.7 of the Board of Supervisors' Rules of Order to extend the term of the Joint City and School District Select Committee for one year.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
080207 1 Appointment, Municipal Transportation Agency Board - Bruce OkaMotionPassedMotion confirming the appointment of Bruce Oka to the Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors, term ending March 1, 2012.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
080208 1 Appointment, Municipal Transportation Agency Board - Malcolm HeinickeMotionPassedMotion confirming the appointment of Malcolm Heinicke to the Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors, term ending March 1, 2012.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
080215 1 Appointment - Board of Appeals, Tanya PetersonMotionPassedMotion approving the Mayor’s appointment of Tanya Peterson to the Board of Appeals for the term ending July 1, 2008.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
080165 1 Appointment- Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers BoardMotionMayors OfficeMotion appointing Supervisor Sean R. Elsbernd to the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
071679 2 Solar Energy Incentive ProgramOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Environment Code by adding Chapter 18 creating a Solar Energy Incentive Program; establishing limits on the incentive payments; providing eligibility criteria for the incentive payments; establishing limits on the amount of assistance available; allocating program funding among types of buildings; and imposing duties and responsibilities on the program administrator.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING SAME TITLEPass Action details Not available
071679 3 Solar Energy Incentive ProgramOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the Environment Code by adding Chapter 18 creating a Solar Energy Incentive Program; establishing limits on the incentive payments; providing eligibility criteria for the incentive payments; establishing limits on the amount of assistance available; allocating program funding among types of buildings; and imposing duties and responsibilities on the program administrator.PASSED ON FIRST READING AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
080256 1 Public Hearing - Certification of Appropriateness for alterations to the Board of Supervisors' Legislative ChamberHearingFiledHearing on the Planning Commission's approval of Motion No. 17529 (Case No. 2007.1332A), Certificate of Appropriateness, in order to make the President's desk and the Clerk of the Board's desk in the Board of Supervisors' Chamber accessible to persons with disabilities; Lot 001 in Assessor's Block 0787 - 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place.HEARD AT PUBLIC HEARING  Action details Not available
080257 1 Approving Planning Commission's approval for Certificate of Appropriateness regarding the alterations of the Board of Supervisors' Legislative ChamberMotionKilledMotion approving the Planning Commission's approval of Motion No. 17529 (Case No. 2007.1332A), Certificate of Appropriateness, in order to make the President's desk and the Clerk of the Board's desk in the Board of Supervisors' Chamber accessible to persons with disabilities; Lot 001 in Assessor's Block 0787 - 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
080258 1 Disapproving Planning Commission's approval for Certificate of Appropriateness regarding the alterations of the Board of Supervisors' Legislative ChamberMotionPassedMotion disapproving the Planning Commission's approval of Motion No. 17529 (Case No. 2007.1332A), Certificate of Appropriateness, in order to make the President's desk and the Clerk of the Board's desk in the Board of Supervisors' Chamber accessible to persons with disabilities; Lot 001 in Assessor's Block 0787-1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
071265 1 Public Hearing - Appeal of Categorical Exemption from Environmental Review for 2721 Pierce StreetHearingKilledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to the decision of the Planning Department dated April 19, 2007, Case No. 2006.1415D, (Building Permit Application No. 2006.07.03.5586) is exempt from environmental review under Categorical Exemption, [State CEQA Guidelines, Section 15301 Class 1]. The proposal consists of adding two windows on the facade, removing a rear sun porch and adding a two-story rear addition at 2721 Pierce Street, Lot 006 in Assessor's Block 0560. (Appellants: Susan Brandt-Hawley on behalf of Judge Carlos Bea and Louise Bea)FILED  Action details Not available
070910 1 Public Hearing - Appeal of Determination of Exemption from Environmental Review for 3424 Jackson StreetHearingFiledHearing of persons interested in or objecting to the decision of the Planning Department dated May 31, 2007 (Case No. 2005.1134E), exempting from environmental review under Categorical Exemption Class 1, [State Guidelines, Section 15301(e)(1)]. The proposal would construct an addition of approximately 780 square feet (sq ft) of new space, room repartitions, removal of a rear fire escape, and addition of a new rear egress staircase and three decks to a 6,510-sq ft, 35-foot-high, four-story, single-family dwelling constructed circa 1921. The proposed alterations would result in a building approximately 7,289 sq ft and 35 feet high with enlarged ground, first, second, and third floors to the rear (about 487 sq ft of additional space), and enlarged fourth floor toward the front of the building (an expansion of 292 sq ft). The site is a rectangular 4,469-sq ft parcel (Assessor's Block 0971; Lot 003B). The project site, located in the Presidio Heights neighborhood is zoned RH-1 (Residential, House - One Family) and is within a 40-X height and bulk district. (Appellant: Howard N. ElCONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
070911 1 Affirming the Categorical Exemption issued for the 3424 Jackson Street projectMotionKilledMotion affirming the determination by the Planning Department that the 3424 Jackson Street project is categorically exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
070912 1 Disapproving the Categorical Exemption issued for the 3424 Jackson Street projectMotionKilledMotion disapproving the determination by the Planning Department that the 3424 Jackson Street project is categorically exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
070913 1 Preparation of findings related to the 3424 Jackson Street projectMotionKilledMotion directing the Clerk of the Board to prepare findings related to the appeal of the determination by the Planning Department that the project at 3424 Jackson Street is exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
080062 3 Regulating the permitted locations of new liquor stores and their conditions of operationOrdinanceFiledOrdinance authorizing amendment of the Planning Code by adding Section 226.5 to impose a distance requirement of 500 feet or more between new off-sale liquor stores and existing liquor stores, schools, public libraries and recreation centers and establishing conditions for operation of liquor stores.AMENDED, AN AMENDMENT OF THE WHOLE BEARING NEW TITLEPass Action details Not available
080062 4 Regulating the permitted locations of new liquor stores and their conditions of operationOrdinanceFiledOrdinance authorizing amendment of the Planning Code by adding Section 226.5 to impose a distance requirement of 500 feet or more between new off-sale liquor stores and existing liquor stores, schools, public libraries and recreation centers and establishing conditions for operation of liquor stores.REFERREDPass Action details Not available
080190 1 Approval of Amendment to Security Guard Services ContractResolutionPassedResolution approving Amendment to Armed and Unarmed Security Services Contract for Municipal Railway Revenue and Cost Accounting Divisions.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080189 1 Landmark Designation of 451 Jersey Street (Carnegie Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library)OrdinancePassedOrdinance designating 451 Jersey Street, the Carnegie Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library, (Assessor's Block Number 6539, Lot Number 034), as a Landmark under Planning Code Article 10; and adopting General Plan, Planning Code Section 101.1(b) and environmental findings.PASSED ON FIRST READINGPass Action details Not available
080241 1 Red Cross Month - March 2008ResolutionPassedResolution proclaiming March 2008 as Red Cross Month in San Francisco.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080242 1 Honoring Marge Gambelin for her dedication and her work with the Planning Department of the City and County of San FranciscoResolutionPassedResolution honoring Marge Gambelin for her dedication and her work with the Planning Department of the City and County of San Francisco.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080243 1 Commendation of Equality CaliforniaResolutionPassedResolution commending Equality California, the statewide organization that is championing equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people in California, on a successful 10th Anniversary 2008 Equality Awards Gala.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080244 1 Sidewalk Memorial PlaquesResolutionPassedResolution urging the Department of Public Works to approve Mr. Ian Brennan’s encroachment applications for installation of commemorative bronze sidewalk plaques.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080245 1 Declaring intent of the City and County of San Francisco with regard to pending legislation amending the Medical Cannabis Act of 2005ResolutionPassedResolution declaring the intent of the City and County of San Francisco not to take enforcement action against those medical cannabis dispensaries that have properly applied for the necessary permits before August 17, 2007, while current legislation is pending to extend the deadline for obtaining final MCD permits from the Department of Public Health.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080247 1 Supporting Earth Hour - March 29, 2008ResolutionPassedResolution to support extinguishing all non-essential lighting in all city government buildings, public schools and public landmarks for the hour between 8:00 PM and 9:00 PM on March 29, 2008 to conserve energy as part of the city-wide energy conservation event: Earth Hour San Francisco, and establishing March 29, 2008 as Earth Hour San Francisco Day.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080248 1 Approval of an additional 90 day extension for Planning Commission review in order to allow for a Recreation and Parks Commission hearingResolutionPassedResolution extending by an additional 90 days the prescribed time within which the Planning Commission may render its decision on a proposed Ordinance that would amend Sectional Map 2 of the Zoning Map of the City and County of San Francisco to a date within two weeks of the environmental review hearing for the same action. The proposed Ordinance would specifically change the use classification of Block 1098, Lot 9, located at the northwest corner of Divisadero and O'Farrell Streets, from Small-scale Neighborhood Commercial (NC-2) District to Moderate-scale Neighborhood Commercial (NC-3) District; and making environmental findings and findings of consistence with the General Plan and priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080249 1 Supporting the California Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty ActResolutionPassedResolution supporting the California Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080259 1 Committee of the Whole - February 26, 2008 for hearing on the Planning Commission's Certification of Appropriateness for alterations to the Board of Supervisors' Legislative ChamberMotionPassedMotion to sit as a Committee of the Whole for hearing on the Planning Commission's approval of Motion No. 17529 (Case No. 2007.1332A), Certificate of Appropriateness, in order to make the President's desk and the Clerk of the Board's desk in the Board of Supervisors' Chamber accessible to persons with disabilities; Lot 001 in Assessor's Block 0787 – 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
080198 1 Condemning Drug Enforcement Agency Actions Against Property Owners Leasing Space to Medical Cannabis DispensariesResolutionPassedResolution reaffirming that the City and County of San Francisco is a sanctuary for medical cannabis, an integral component of which are property owners who, pursuant to City regulations, lease space to authorized Medical Cannabis Dispensaries ("MCD”s) that provide needed services to qualified medical cannabis patients and their caregivers, and that the City vehemently condemns the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) for issuing sensational letters to these property owners threatening asset forfeiture and imprisonment.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
080246 1 Lifting time limits in rental subsidy program for low income familiesResolutionPassedResolution calling on the Human Services Agency (HSA) to remove the arbitrary time limit in its local housing subsidy for homeless families and to make the timeline for this subsidy need-based.CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
080272 1 Requiring registered lobbyists to wear identification badges when making lobbying contactsOrdinanceFailedOrdinance amending Chapter 1 of Article II of the Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code by adding section 2.113 to require registered lobbyists to wear identification badges distributed by the Ethics Commission when making lobbying contacts.   Action details Not available
080273 1 Incentives for Family-sized Affordable Housing UnitsOrdinanceFiledOrdinance amending the Residential Inclusionary Affordable Housing Program, including Planning Code Section 315.9 to allow for density bonuses to project applicants who develop on-site, affordable family-sized units as defined herein as part of their inclusionary housing requirements; and the addition of Planning Code Section 315.10 regarding severability.   Action details Not available
080274 1 Approval of Health Service System Plans and Contribution RatesOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Chapter 16, Article XV, of Part 1 of the San Francisco Municipal Administrative Code by amending Section 16.703 regarding Board approval of Health Service System Plans and Contribution Rates.   Action details Not available
080277 1 Administrative Code Chapter 6 - technical amendments and amendments to contracting proceduresOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending San Francisco Administrative Code Chapter 6 to correct typographical errors in Subsections 6.22(B) and 6.22(H)(2)(d), to clarify and revise Subsection 6.22(J) concerning retention of progressive payments, to clarify and revise Subsection 6.23(C) concerning the rejection or failure of bids, to revise Section 6.61 concerning design-build contracting procedures, and to add a new Section 6.28 authorizing the use of integrated project delivery.   Action details Not available
080278 1 Clarifying when the Ethics Commission must raise the individual expenditure ceiling in the partial public financing program for candidates for Mayor and the Board of Supervisors, and correcting minor drafting errorsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Sections 1.108, 1.134.5, and 1.144 of the Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code, to clarify when the Executive Director of the Ethics Commission shall raise the Individual Expenditure Ceiling for a candidate for Mayor or the Board of Supervisors and to make technical corrections.   Action details Not available
080279 1 Landmark Designation of 900 Innes Avenue (Shipwright's Cottage)OrdinancePassedOrdinance designating 900 Innes Avenue (Shipwright's Cottage) as a Landmark under Planning Code Article 10; and adopting General Plan, Planning Code Section 101.1(b) and environmental findings.   Action details Not available
080280 1 Zoning - Repeal of the interim moratorium on institutional uses in the Western SoMaOrdinancePassedOrdinance repealing the interim zoning moratorium that prohibits the establishment of specified new institutional uses in the Western SoMa Planning Area Special Use District.   Action details Not available
080281 1 Building Code - Slope Protection ActOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Building Code by adding Sections 106A.4.1.4 et seq. to establish the Slope Protection Act and create procedures to review and make recommendations on specified permit applications for all property that fall within certain mapped areas of the City, and to require mandatory denial of the permit by the Building Official under specified circumstances; amending Section 105A.6.2 to specify the composition of the Structural Advisory Committee for permit applications within the Slope Protection Act area when the Building Official authorizes establishment of such a Committee; amending Building Code Section 106A.3.2 to require that the applicant for certain permit applications subject to the Slope Protection Act provide substantial documentation that there exists sufficient infrastructure to support the proposed residential development and that the proposed emergency access routes meet standards in effect at the time of the application; amending Building Code Section 1701A.5 to require special inspections throughout the construction process for sites subjec   Action details Not available
080282 1 Off-Site Residential Inclusionary Affordable Housing RequirementsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending Section 315.5 of the Planning Code to provide that twenty-five percent of off-site units given site permits annually may be built outside of the currently-required one-mile radius from the market-rate project, and to provide that off-site units cannot be located in industrially-zoned areas or within a quarter mile of developments containing 200 or more publicly-owned and operated affordable housing developments.   Action details Not available
080283 1 San Francisco Special Tax Financing LawOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by adding Article 43.10, Sections 43.10.1 through 43.10.23, to enact the Special Tax Financing Law establishing procedures for the formation of special tax districts, the imposition of special taxes and the issuance of bonds secured by such special tax funds.   Action details Not available
080231 2 Driving-experience requirements for taxi medallion applicantsOrdinancePassedOrdinance amending the San Francisco Police Code by amending Section 1121, to adjust the driving-experience requirements for taxi medallion applicants.   Action details Not available
080275 1 Establishing monthly contribution amount to Health Service Trust FundResolutionPassedResolution establishing monthly contribution amount to Health Service Trust Fund.   Action details Not available
080276 1 Accept-Expend Grant, Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) - $287,150ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) to retroactively accept and expend a grant in the amount of $287,150 from the California Corrections Standards Authority for the purpose of enhancing the capacity of San Francisco to implement an effective continuum of response to juvenile crime and delinquency.   Action details Not available
080284 1 Bond Sale of Branch Library General Obligation BondsResolutionPassedResolution authorizing and directing the sale of not to exceed $31,065,000 City and County of San Francisco General Obligation Bonds (Branch Library Facilities Improvement Bonds, 2000) Series 2008A; Prescribing the Form and Terms of Said Bonds; Authorizing the Execution, Authentication and Registration of Said Bonds; Providing for the Appointment of Depositories and Other Agents for Said Bonds; Providing For the Establishment of Accounts Related Thereto; Approving the Forms of Official Notice of Sale and Notice of Intention to Sell Bonds; Directing the Publication of the Notice of Intention to Sell Bonds; Approving the Form and Execution of the Official Statement Relating Thereto; Approving the Form of the Continuing Disclosure Certificate; Approving Modifications to Documents; Ratifying Certain Actions Previously Taken; and Granting General Authority to City Officials to Take Necessary Actions in Connection with the Authorization, Issuance, Sale and Delivery of Said Bonds.   Action details Not available
080285 1 Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library re-openingResolutionPassedResolution recognizing the grand re-opening of the Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library and commending the San Francisco Public Library and its team for their hard work and commitment to San Francisco and its residents.   Action details Not available
080286 1 Support of bill designating safety enhancement-double fine zonesResolutionPassedResolution supporting SB 1419, a bill to designate safety enhancement-double fine zones along State Highway Route 1 from Junipero Serra Boulevard to Lake Street and urging the California Legislature to pass the bill.   Action details Not available
080287 1 Adopting the U.S. Cool Counties Climate Stabilization DeclarationResolutionPassedResolution adopting the U.S. Cool Counties Climate Stabilization Declaration   Action details Not available
080288 1 Commending the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Friends of Balboa Park Playground, KaBOOM! and the Neighborhood Parks CouncilResolutionPassedResolution commending the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Friends of Balboa Park Playground, KaBOOM! and the Neighborhood Parks Council for their efforts to replace the Balboa Park Playground.   Action details Not available
080289 1 Mountain Lake Park - Toxic IssuesResolutionPassedResolution urging the Presidio Trust and Caltrans to immediately resolve the toxicity issue at Mountain Lake through further testing, clean up and diversion measures; and urging the Recreation and Park Department to immediately post signs warning residents that Mountain Lake has been designated a toxic clean up site.   Action details Not available
080292 1 Grant funds to support HIV vaccine trialsResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) to enter retroactively into an agreement and to accept and expend funds in the amount of $78,943, with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), the primary contractor, to support the San Francisco HIV Vaccine Trials Network (VTN) Scholars Group/Public Health Foundation Enterprises (PHFE); for the period of June 1, 2007 through May 31, 2008.   Action details Not available
080293 1 Accept-Expend Private Foundation Grant - Department of the District AttorneyResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of the District Attorney of the City and County of San Francisco to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $64,500 from the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Grants Program for a program entitled “Back on Track” for fiscal year 2007/2008.   Action details Not available
080271 1 CitiApartmentHearingFiledHearing on CitiApartment's rate of property acquisition, tenant relations, code violations, and the status report from the City Attorney's office on the City's pending litigation.   Action details Not available
080291 1 Amending the FY 2007-2008 schedule of audits to be conducted of programs of City and County departments by the Budget AnalystMotionFiledMotion amending the FY 2007-2008 schedule of audits to be conducted of programs of City and County departments by the Budget Analyst to include a survey of City Departments and analysis of the number and cost of positions performing public relations – public information including the justification for such positions.   Action details Not available
080294 1 Confirming the re-appointment of London Breed to the San Francisco Redevelopment AgencyMotionPassedMotion confirming the re-appointment of London Breed to the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency for a four-year term ending September 3, 2011.   Action details Not available
080295 1 Confirming the re-appointment of Darshan Singh to the San Francisco Redevelopment AgencyMotionPassedMotion confirming the re-appointment of Darshan Singh to the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency for a four-year term ending September 3, 2011.   Action details Not available
080296 1 Authorizing preparation of Proponent/Opponent ballot arguments and rebuttal ballot arguments for submittal to the voters at the June 3, 2008 ElectionMotionPassedMotion authorizing preparation of written Proponent and Opponent ballot arguments and rebuttal ballot arguments for submittal to the voters at the June 3, 2008 Election.   Action details Not available
080178 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Lydia JonesOrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Lydia Jones against the City and County of San Francisco for $65,000.00; the lawsuit was filed on October 23, 2006 in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-06-457229; entitled Lydia Jones v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.   Action details Not available
080179 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Susan SponsellerOrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Susan Sponseller against the City and County of San Francisco for $100,000; the lawsuit was filed on January 24, 2007 in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 459858; entitled Susan Sponseller v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.   Action details Not available
080180 1 Settlement of Lawsuit - Kelly MedoraOrdinancePassedOrdinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Kelly Medora against the City and County of San Francisco for $235,000; the lawsuit was filed on January 27, 2006 in United States District Court, Northern District of California, Case No. C06-00558 EDL; entitled Kelly Medora, et al., v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.   Action details Not available
080181 1 Gift - Private, Department of Public Health - $104,538ResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Department of Public Health to retroactively accept a gift from the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation with a monetary value of $104,538 to back fill-staff attending training designed to decrease the risk of cardiovascular events (heart attacks and strokes) for the period of January 1, 2008 though December 31, 2010.   Action details Not available
080222 1 Gift - Private, Public Health Department - Data Center and Electronic Medication Administration Record SystemResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the Public Health Department to accept a gift of a Data Center and an Electronic Medication Administration Record System for the San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) from the San Francisco Hospital Foundation (SFGH Foundation).   Action details Not available
080223 1 Street Encroachments on Ocean Avenue at Granada AvenueResolutionPassedResolution granting revocable permission to San Francisco Arts Commission to occupy a portion of the public right-of-way to install and maintain two mosaic sun spheres, one three feet, and one four feet in diameter near the northeasterly and southwesterly corners of Ocean Avenue and Granada Avenue, and making environmental findings and findings of consistency with the General Plan and the priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.   Action details Not available
080224 1 Gift of Equipment to Fire DepartmentResolutionPassedResolution authorizing the San Francisco Fire Department to accept a gift of a fifteen Porto2Vent Continuous Positive Air Pressure Devices and Backpacks valued at $19,050 from Emergent Technologies for use by Fire Department employees who provide ambulance services in the City.   Action details Not available
080262 1 Approval of the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000-Implementation PlanResolutionPassedResolution authorizing adoption of the San Francisco County Plan for the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000 for Fiscal Year 2007-2008.   Action details Not available
080263 1 Lease of Real Property at 1740 Cesar Chavez StreetResolutionPassedResolution authorizing a new lease of approximately 7,680 square feet at 1740 Cesar Chavez Street for the Department of Human Resources (DHR) for a term of five years.   Action details Not available